By George Eaton - 06 January 11:39
Expect big cuts in housing benefit, the removal of child benefit from out-of-work families with more than two children, and a reduction in the benefit cap.
By George Eaton - 06 January 8:55
The Chancellor says he will prioritise further cuts to the housing benefit budget before making any changes to universal pensioner benefits.
By George Eaton - 05 January 9:39
The PM's loose talk on tax has distracted from his popular pledge to maintain the triple lock on the state pension.
By Kevin Meagher - 03 January 16:07
Twenty years ago, John Prescott persuaded sceptical delegates to back John Smith's trade union reforms, but who will fulfil this role for Miliband at March's special conference?
By George Eaton - 03 January 14:09
Past trends suggest the Tories should overtake Labour, but history is a less helpful guide to this election than any other.
By George Eaton - 03 January 10:38
BNP leader confirms bankruptcy but will not be barred from standing for re-election as an MEP.
By George Eaton - 03 January 8:41
The looming funding crisis means that a third of GPs now support patient charges, with the number only likely to increase.
By George Eaton - 02 January 15:31
There is no prospect of David Cameron taking up Liam Fox's suggestion of cutting spending on the health service.
By Matthew Goodwin - 02 January 13:17
While the more established parties, such as the Front National and the Sweden Democrats, look set to enjoy the next year, others are likely to remain firmly on the fringe.
By George Eaton - 02 January 10:16
A new YouGov poll for the National Union of Teachers also shows that 79% believe the coalition's impact on the education system has been negative.
By George Eaton - 02 January 8:41
While the PM hails figures showing 750 homes have already been bought under the scheme, Labour remains focused on increasing building from its post-war low.
By George Eaton - 31 December 15:01
Labour will end the year ahead in the polls, Scotland will reject independence by a double-digit margin and Ed Balls will remain shadow chancellor.
By Guy Shrubsole - 30 December 11:32
The Prime Minister needs to reverse the foolish decisions his government has taken on flood defences.
By George Eaton - 30 December 10:11
After membership rose in 2013, the party claims that it has "increased its membership while in power", ignoring the 34% decline since 2010.
By George Eaton - 30 December 0:01
The Labour leader emphasises his long-term plan to reform capitalism in an attempt to rebut the charge that he is too focused on short-term measures.
By George Eaton - 29 December 12:30
All of the polls continue to show a large double-digit lead for the No side. There is no reason to believe opinion will shift dramatically in the next nine months.
By Jim Murphy MP - 28 December 14:33
Violence, hunger and disease have become facts of life for millions. More can be done to alleviate their suffering, and more must be done.
By George Eaton - 26 December 12:24
The Tories are hailing the UK's projected growth while promoting policies that would strangle it.
By Duncan Exley - 23 December 16:00
The rich are getting richer to an extent that is breaking our society – and our economy – apart.
By Martin Robbins - 23 December 14:16
Through secretive negotiations with ISPs, the coalition has divided the internet into 'acceptable' and 'unacceptable' categories and cut people off from huge swathes of it at the stroke of a key.
By George Eaton - 23 December 9:03
The right have twisted the Business Secretary's words far beyond their original meaning in an attempt to force his departure from government.
By George Eaton - 22 December 10:31
The Business Secretary contradicts Cameron's claim that you can do "more with less" and says "some very good services are being seriously affected".
By Rick Muir - 20 December 15:40
As Andrew Adonis argues, successful reforms are incremental and build on existing best-practice, rather than trying to reinvent the wheel.
By George Eaton - 20 December 14:32
Including, Dennis Skinner on Atos, Mehdi Hasan on the Daily Mail and Glenda Jackson on Margaret Thatcher.
By Sunder Katwala - 20 December 10:24
The day after the Woolwich killers were convicted, an apologist for the murder, and an associate of the murderer, was handed the most prestigious slot on British radio.
By George Eaton - 20 December 9:05
The Labour leader's pledge to give councils the power to act against the "crack cocaine of gambling" will increase the pressure on the PM to intervene.
By Rushanara Ali - 19 December 18:14
The shadow London minister's book sets out the policies required to prevent the capital becoming an ever-more divided city.
By Arthur Downing - 19 December 15:49
Ministers have pledged to fund policies like the extension of free school meals and the freeze in fuel duty through extra revenue from reducing avoidance. But HMRC is struggling.
By Richard Morris - 19 December 14:44
With just seven female MPs and no female cabinet ministers, the party needs to raise the profile of its women at Westminster.
By George Eaton - 19 December 12:50
Labour states unambiguously that it will be "cutting departmental spending in 2015-16" and will not borrow for "day-to-day spending".